Macaroni Salad

Macaroni Salad

A cool summertime favorite, and a welcome addition to backyard BBQs and picnics.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 218 kcal


Serving bowl


  • 12 oz macaroni pasta
  • ¼ cup sweet pickles finely diced
  • ¼ cup red onion finely diced
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper finely diced
  • 2 stalks celery finely diced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 3 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise


  • Cook macaroni in a pot of boiling water, about 6 minutes
  • Meanwhile, in a large serving bowl add the diced pickles, onion, bell pepper, and celery.
  • Add the salt and pepper
  • When the macaroni is done, drain and add to the serving bowl and stir
  • Add the vinegar, lemon juice, and sugar, and stir
  • Add the mayo and mix well
  • Adjust seasonings as needed
  • Refrigerate at least one hour before serving, but overnight is best


Calories: 218kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 6gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 224mgPotassium: 151mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 233IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 19mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Macaroni
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